"Home Alone

Signs Your Child Is Ready To Stay Home Alone

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 10.26.2016 | Canada Parents

Parenting expert Alyson Schafer weighs in.

When Is It OK To Leave Your Child Home Alone?

The Huffington Post Canada | Abigail Esteireiro | Posted 08.25.2016 | Canada Parents

Parenting expert Alyson Schafer has the answer.

The Best Holiday Movie One-Liners In Under 90 Seconds

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 12.24.2015 | Canada Living

"Aren't we forgetting the true meaning of Christmas? You know, the birth of Santa?

5 Quirky Things You Missed In 'Home Alone'

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 11.06.2015 | Canada Parents

The holiday film turns 25 this year!

Home Alone: When Is It Safe to Leave Your Child?

Dr Dina Kulik | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada Living
Dr Dina Kulik

Busy parents eagerly anticipate the day when their children can be trusted to stay safe on their own. It frees parents up to stay a little longer at work, head to an appointment or go for dinner. But when is a good time to start leaving your child home alone? Ultimately the decision comes down to when you think your child is ready for this responsibility.

The Age of Aloneness

Erica Diamond | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada Living
Erica Diamond

I was SHOCKED to learn that most of the kids my son's age are starting to stay alone for bits at a time. They are also biking with friends and walking to the park with friends. Some of them even going alone. Maybe it's my Jewish Mother neuroses -- but I hardly even leave my kids alone in the driveway. And it's not because I don't trust them -- it's the crazies out there I don't trust.

NFL Players Not Wearing Cups? That's Nuts

Andy Juniper | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada
Andy Juniper

It seems more than a bit odd that, according to a probing piece in The New York Times, players do not protect those delicate, tender, highly sought-after jewels. Seriously, though: no cups? That's astonishing. I mean, they wear equipment to protect every other area. Why be more protective of the kidneys than the cookies? More protective of the noggin than the nuggets?